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Drunken Drivers Kill More People in Texas than in Any Other State

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Texas led the country last year in the number of drunken driving fatalities with 1,354 drunken driving deaths last year (up from 34 in 2005). Texas tied Arizona and Kansas for the largest increase in the number of fatalities while Utah, Kansas, and Iowa had the largest percentage…

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Video Showing Forces Imparted in Auto Accidents

Marietta, Georgia personal injury lawyer Matt Flournoy has posted a video on YouTube that shows some of the forces that are imparted in even a “minor” car wreck. While you might find the editing of the video (and its numerous inserts of text) annoying, it does have some decent information.

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Nine people involved in Interstate 35 crash

Four people were hurt in a wreck Sunday on an Interstate 35 frontage road, including two children who at first were though to be critically injured.  Authorities said te accident on the northbound frontage road near East 11th Street involved a minivan and a truck.

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Another Death on 71

Sadly, another youth was killed on Sunday on Texas 71 near Bee Creek Road in western Travis County where 10 people have died since October, 2006.  The wreck occurred about half a mile west of the spot where three teenagers were killed in a head-on collision February 16th. James McDouglad, 50, lost control of his…

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U.S. Crashes Cost $164.2 Billion Yearly

Traffic crashes cost America motorists $164.2 billion a year, or about $1,051 per person, according to a AAA research report.  That’s more than double the $67.6 billion in annual costs from congestion, or about $430 per person. To calculate the crash costs, researchers took into account factors such as property damage, lost earnings, medical costs,…

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Gap Trap

I have some clients who recently fell into a hole in their GAP Policy. Here’s what happened: They bought a new car in October, 2007 and purchased a GAP policy with it. The policy is, of course, designed to cover any gap between what they owe on the car and the replacement value of the…

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Austin Man Killed in Wreck

A man died Monday afternoon in Williamson County after a vehicle crossed into incoming traffic and collided with a pickup in which he was riding, a Texas Department of Public Safety official said. Eric Aguillar, 42, of Austin, a passenger in Raymond Dale Griffith’s pickup died at the scene when Douglas Fabian Tarrance, 20, of…

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Man dies after hit-and-run

Austin police are investigating the death of a man who was hit by a vehicle after he got out of his car to inspect damage from a wreck Friday night. Just after 10 p.m., Jose Angel Fuentes-Reyes, 28, was stopped at a traffic light at Manor Road and Airport Boulevard when his pickup was rear-ended…

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Study: Truckers’ Disabilities Turn Deadly on Roads

Scary.  Very Scary. Tractor trailer and bus drivers in the United States have suffered seizures, hear attacks or unconscious spells behind the wheel that led to deadly crashes on highways.  Hundreds of thousands of drivers carry commercial licenses even though they also qualify for full federal disability payments, according to a new U.S. safety study….

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Driver sought in Round Rock fatal hit-and-run

Round Rock police are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of a car that hit and fatally wounded a motorcyclist last week. The wreck occurred on September 25 at about 9:45 p.m. when the driver of a white Chevrolet Impala failed to yield the right of way while turning left in the…

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